Tag archive for ‘st. eustatius’
By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

No scheduled meeting with Van Putten as Dutch State Secretary visits St. Eustatius this weekend

PHILIPSBURG/ST. EUSTATIUS—The visit of the Dutch State Secretary of Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops is not expected to include a meet with the Leader of the Progressive Labor Party Clyde van Putten during his More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 5th, 2018

Van Putten: Court set date injunction case for November 20

PHILIPSBURG — The leader of the Progressive Labor Party Clyde van Putten informed StMaartenNews.com that the injunction case he filed last week Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at the Court of First Instance in More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, October 25th, 2018

The Bastion of Society

It was in the early 1804 that Haiti became the first country to become independent in this hemisphere. The rest of the world thought that Haiti which was a former colony of France was “bold and out of place” More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

Dutch government forced to hire law firm to handle court case in St. Eustatius

ORANJESTAD, ST. EUSTATIUS — At the 11th hour the Dutch government made the decision to hire regional law firm HBN Law on St. Maarten to represent them in court in the case brought forward by Van Putten c.s., More...

By Desk Editor On Friday, June 15th, 2018

JCO Juvenile Conference successful on St. Eustatius

ORANJESTAD — Stakeholders on St. Eustatius held the last Juvenile Cases Conference (Jeugd Casus Overleg – JCO), for the 2017-2018 school year on Thursday, June 14th, 2018. The JCO is a monthly integral More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, May 20th, 2018

It is better to do well than to say well

Dear Editor, The widely circulated video – via social media – of the approximately 10-man strong Dutch delegation, including Government Commissioner Mike Franco, Dutch State Secretary for the Interior More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Minister of Tourism De Weever welcomes CN-Express Air Connection for Windward Islands with Bonaire

POND ISLAND – Acting Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation and Telecommunications (Ministry TEATT) Cornelius de Weever, says he welcomes the news about an agreement that has been signed this week More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, February 11th, 2018

British invasion on Statia

by Jacob Gelt Dekker Statia’s delusional political leader, Clyde van Putten, insists that St. Eustatius is an easy prey to be ransacked by Dutch Marines. The incident of 1780, was for van Putten as if it happened More...

By The Publisher On Monday, February 5th, 2018

Netherlands takes over in Statia

THE HAGUE – The Netherlands takes over the tasks of the island-government in Statia, State Secretary Raymond Knops (Kingdom Relations) announced on Monday. The island council will be dismantled and the commissioners More...

By The Publisher On Monday, February 5th, 2018

Dutch Government intervenes on St. Eustatius

The Hague — Today, State Secretary Knops (Kingdom Relations) has submitted a bill to the Second Chamber to be able to intervene administratively on St. Eustatius. The bill stipulates that the island council More...